Crisp maker Sibell acquires Spain's Celigueta

French crisp maker Sibell has acquired Spanish counterpart Celigüeta and its production plant in Victoria.

Post Holdings strikes deal to acquire MOM Brands for US$1.15bn

Post Holdings has struck a deal to acquire fellow US breakfast cereal manufacturer MOM Brands for around US$1.15bn.

PepsiCo names Peltz appointee Bill Johnson to board

PepsiCo has handed a board seat to former Heinz CEO Bill Johnson, who is also an advisor to Nelson Peltz, the activist shareholder that has been pushing for change at the US food and drinks giant.

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Why Post is increasing its exposure to cereal

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Premier Foods CEO expects UK supermarket rebound

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Global factors hold sway over UK milk prices

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Why US diet guidelines should consider environment

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Unilever must "speed" response to consumer trends

Unilever must respond faster to emerging consumer trends if it is to grow its food brands in a low-growth environment, CEO Paul Polman sugge...

What the analysts say: Unilever's mixed 2014

Unilever today (20 January) reported sales that came in below expectations. The company's top line has been hit by macroeconomic factors, pa...

On the move: Marfrig stresses continuity as CEO Rial departs 16 Jan 15

Brazilian protein group Marfrig surprised the market yesterday (15 January) with the announcement CEO Sergio Rial will stand down. Rial was a chief architect behind Marfrig's "focus to win" strategy, which has left the group on the cusp of a return to earnings stability. With internal successor Martin Secco Arias to replace Rial, the company was keen to emphasise coherence as it calmed initial investor jitters. Katy Askew reports.

Comment: New Zealand drought could hit dairy sector 16 Jan 15

The possibility New Zealand could be facing another year of drought conditions is a serious concern for the country's massive dairy industry - and one which has global implications.

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Crisp maker Sibell acquires Spain's Celigueta

Hannah Abdulla | 27 Jan 15

French crisp maker Sibell has acquired Spanish counterpart Celigüeta and its production plant in Victoria.

Tyson switches foodservice plant to retail supply

Dean Best | 27 Jan 15

US meat group Tyson Foods has decided to switch production at a domestic site from serving foodservice suppliers to supplying retailers.

Up & Go breakfast drinks set for UK launch

Dean Best | 27 Jan 15

Australian breakfast drink brand Up & Go is to be launched in the UK.

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J&J earnings slide on costs

Post Holdings strikes deal to acquire MOM Brands

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Tulip launches low-salt bacon offering in UK

The bitesize interview: Bennett Opie owner William Opie 22 Dec 14

Hannah Abdulla

Family-owned UK company Bennett Opie is a varied business, selling products from pickles to compotes under its Opies brand at home and abroad and handling a fast-growing distribution arm in its domestic market. just-food spoke to fourth-generation owner William Opie about the company's recent rapid growth and its ambitions to expand further overseas.

The just-food interview part two: Doux CEO Arnaud Marion 16 Dec 14

Stuart Todd

In the second part of a two-part interview with just-food, Groupe Doux CEO Arnaud Marion highlights the move to a new business model, away from one heavily-dependent on EU subsidies, the company's efforts to diversify the business and the outlook for the French poultry processor.

The just-food interview part one: Doux CEO Arnaud Marion 15 Dec 14

Stuart Todd

French poultry supplier Groupe Doux is a company looking to the future after a challenging recent past. From June 2012, Doux spent 18 months in administration after pressure from raw material costs and a failed foray into Brazil. In the a two-part interview, Stuart Todd speaks to Doux CEO Arnaud Marion, the turnaround specialist hired by the administrators and who has stayed on to lead the business into what he hopes is sustained recovery.

Kellogg under fire for "double entendre" in Pop Tarts ad

Hannah Abdulla | 27 Jan 15

Ads are commonly a bone of contention in this industry, with food manufacturers regularly coming under fire for what they believe is creative use of media.

Russia: "no plans" to lift food ban

Hannah Abdulla | 23 Jan 15

Russia has insisted it has no plans to lift the EU ban on food imports, its deputy prime minister, Arkady Dvorkovich, told an audience at the World Economic Forum on Wednesday (21 January).

Wilmar International lifts lid on palm oil sourcing

Dean Best | 22 Jan 15

Singapore-based agribusiness giant Wilmar International is to publish more information on how it sources its palm oil, a move welcomed by environmentalists.

Post pounces in cereal as M&A spree continues

Grape-Nuts and Honey Bunches of Oats manufacturer Post Holdings has swooped for rival US breakfast cereal manufacturer MOM Brands in a deal worth over US$1.1bn.

Unilever reflects on mixed 2014

Sales came under pressure but the FMCG giant was able to improve margins.

What deal could follow Heinz at 3G Capital?

The Brazil-based private-equity firm is said to have raised US$5bn for a new takeover fund. What food company could it move for next?

just-food's outlook for 2015

just-food takes a look at some key trends that are likely to be key to the food sector in 2015, from the prospects for M&A to significant consumer trends and hot emerging markets.

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